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findings of a legislative committee study. >>> plus, a conversation with an education innovator, sal khan, on a mission to bring a free world class education to anyone, anywhere. >> it's really about the student taking ownership of their own learning. >> coming up next. >>> good evening. welcome to "this week in northern california." big news today from the u.s. supreme court on gay marriage. before we get to our other topics, we'll briefly discuss that with our panelists. joining me tonight are jill tucker, "san francisco chronicle" education reporter. matthai kuruvila, also with the "san francisco chronicle." and paul rogers with "san jose mercury news." the high court announced it will review proposition 8, california's ban on same-sex marriage and the federal defense of marriage act. paul, we'll begin with you. what can we infer from this? what's the time frame? can we expect any sweeping judgments? >> well, a timeframe is the arguments are going to happen in march then we expect a decision by the end of the court session which is june 27th. it will probably go right to the very end.
was also nominated by president obama to serve in her role as assistant secretary of education for civil rights and she was confirmed by the senate in may of 2009. as assistant secretary, ruslyn is assistant secretary arnie's duncan's primary advisor. before she joined the department of education she was vice president of the education trust in washington, dc and was the founding executive of education trust west in oakland. in these positions she advocated for public school students in california, focusing on achievement and opportunity gaps, improving can urriculum and instructional quality and ensuring quality education for everybody. she served as an advisor on education issues on a number of private ipbs institutions, she is a teacher, a lawyer, and a very influential voice on all policy matters. she was also passionate about ending this issue of bullying and bringing everyone together to stop this disturbing trend so please welcome assistant secretary for civil rights, ruslyn lee. as i said, our moderator is not always our lieutenant governor, of course he needs to introducti
that are younger and are energetic and they come from all over the world. we have to make sure our education system lifts them to their highest aspirations. when the society ages, it tends to -- it declines. that is the big demographic imperative. i was reviewing one of my favorite books on the roman republic. how did this village on the tiber grow to be the absolute leader of the known world in a few hundred years? it expanded its territory by plunder, by what ever. details. it was not pretty. [laughter] it added people, it kept getting bigger and incorporated the people and to roman citizenship. it became very consolidated, expanding group of energetic people. and they'll work. they were not just a bunch of talkers, they were doing. -- there were doers. -- they were doers. we have to consolidate on this. we have to find the common path that will enable us to make the investments and undergo the sacrifice that is required because it is not all ice cream and cake here. you have to curtail consumption. whether it is a business or household. in terms of -- the free sector. it is still the same game.
of the indian education act. she has moved beyond the limits of her duties for the families in her district. she spends time volunteers for all community functions that the alliance puts on. the families that she serves remember her fondly and all that she did for them. she offered her talents to powwows, food booths, graduations and dinners and let's watch a video on gwen stirrer. >> i am [inaudible] known as the keepers of the western door. they're on the western side of new york and they're the biggest of the tribes. i'm the one -- i'm the one that creeks that runs through our reservation now. indian community -- there was nothing in the beginning. for 20 years that i work in the school district helping the children understand that their heritage was important, and important to be proud of being indian, and so that gave them reasons to study harder and to be a better student and stay in school. where you come from is important and what your background is and your family, so we have to have indian education. i don't think i'm a hero. i just had a job to do, and did it with the chi
. it is useful for us to be as relentlessly pro-business as we can. we're very focused on education and we want to be the no. 1 state for solving this riddle that this country has become from being the no. 1 public education nation to one in the bottom half. we know the things -- at risk kids are coming from difficult neighborhoods and often broken families, they need a longer school day. that is nothing new there. there's another way to do that without spending a bunch of money. you can get your teachers union to agree to stagger the school day. some teachers come in early and you have study hall, some come in later and you have sports after school. there is a bunch of ways to address education. great teachers more than parent involvement or anything, you put a great teacher in front of a kid, they work miracles. i think our goal is to say that we're going to fix education. we're working statewide to begin to implement. we do not want them filling out multiple choice tests but you have to measure the effectiveness of a teacher. our goal is sitting down with the union and having them at the tab
bringing the film and educating, training professional development largely thriewr our partnership with them and provides that to school districts and classrooms across the country for free, so educators can sign up, and if they agree to do the training and to take it seriously and embed it with the kids and the adults in the community we provide them with oftentimes busing, but often free tickets so they can see the film outside of school and make it an event and that is our project "1 million kids". we're doing it in a big way here in the bay area thanks to the leadership in this community. yep and oakland and all over. it's just awesome and in cleveland and right now we have 13,000 students across the basin in salt lake city are seeing it, and does have impact and the impact is largely i would say it creates a sense of agreement. the biggest thing that bully does or the big service the film has is gives everyone a unified collective science of agreement to which they roll up the sleeves and get busy creating change and has been really exciting. i building we already i belie
justice and people say "that's san francisco" and we believe that a right to a education is i social justice issue and if you deny that you're denying their civil rights. that's how we feel about being proactive. now there is a line of demarcation happens and we want to be proactive i know jill is looking at me. when the event happens and there is harm that occurs we believe in restorative practices and repairing the harm. we don't believe in kicks kids out of school. that's not a solution. we are an educational institution. we go through this process and the perpetrator understands the damage and make it right to the victim. it's not okay shake hands. it's a whole process. you talk about it and process what is happening and people follow up on that, so we very much believe in this restorative process in san francisco and how do we know? because of the indicators that should be going up are going up and the others are going down. our truancies are down. suspensions are down and students in class is going up. thank you for being here. [applause] >> okay. that's okay. you ju
that road, there will be consequences. >>> so how far would you go for your child's education? the chaos as parents try to sign their kids up to a school. >> who knew what could you find at good will. the treasure one woman stumbled upon for $12. we have it coming up. ,,,,,,,, welcome se my lcret d you are?air.an your worst nightmare mr. box. since you foolishly brought back your bonus jack! i have copied your two pure beef patties, lettuce, melting cheese, pickles, and middle bun, plus fries and a drink for $4.49. and now you will tell me what is in your secret sauce!! uh, i think i know. "we all know," "pretty obvious." you couldn't tell me when i handed out the wiener-dog lasers!?! they raced to sign their chd up for a spot at a-j whitteg >>> oh, my god, seriously. >> yeah, seriously. parents stampeding to sign up their children for a spot at an elementary school in south carolina which is apparently popular. the district's only school with an engineering curriculum. the chaos sent one mother to the hospital after she fell. enrollment was on a first come first served basis. some pare
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're also ready to launch a safe streets richmond program, where it really focuses on an educational component. it really emphasize the importance of traffic safety in our district, because it is really the lion's share of serious injury. as we all know, a serious accident is a life altering event and we want to make sure that we do everything we can public safety-wise and we're excited that you will be seeing that in the very near future. our goal is to start in the richmond district and share it citywide. we have three members of board of supervisors that we work with in the richmond district. supervisor eric mar, supervisor mark farrell and supervisor christina olague. the district handles the lion's share of golden gate park. our officers are very well-informed on how to work in and about golden gate park. it's a unique place, because there are streets and alleys and avenues, but there are also meadows and it's a very hard place to get around. so the officers are a tremendous resource and in working some of the events this summer and later on in the fall, the officers at richmond
it as much as we do. so, i think full compliance is the goal. and to have education, to have free access assessment being done. and then to follow-up by those that are challenged economically, to have loans and to have grants that are made available to have all of them participate in this program is incredibly good for the city. and i think it will help many of the small businesses understand their obligations to respond to these better, but also help them get into compliance better. so, i'm glad to launch this program here on irving street with supervisor chu who has been a really big champion for this. but we have many members of our business community that have also been asking us to do something positive about this. and not let these small businesses become victimized in these drive-by lawsuits. to do what we can to make it a positive thing. so, i'm so glad that joaquin has come aboard to help us. he, having headed up the neighborhood services program for years, now has his talent with todd in making sure that all of the small businesses along these commercial corridors have access t
on the issue of civil rights. to support us as councilmembers and the public to know, educate what are our rights. how you make your right to be heard. that's been a wonderful source of support. i will say to my colleagues, to the public, if you have any question about disability access in san francisco, call the mayor's office on disability. i cannot go without saying, it starts from the top. you have the mayor's office on disability. this is an administrative department, funded by the mayor. the mayor gets to check off on the budget. for the three mayors i've had the pleasure to work for, mayor brown, mayor newsom and now mayor lee, they make sure that we have the funds that we need to pursue disability access, that is vital. that is from the top. what we get to do as councilmembers, i'm trying to promote people stepping forward to apply as a council member in the future. we get to try to bridge some of the gaps that ms. jacobson herself did today. across the bay. she sees a need, she tries to bridge the gap. sometimes we need to be angry. that's okay. if we come with respec
and higher education? because they know if they want to get ahead, they've got to embrace that diversity. if they want to continue to be a fortunes 50 company, there's got to embrace diversity. similarly if we want to get down to the local level and address this issue, we've got to teach our kids that the sooner that you embrace difference and understand that your muslim classmate or your seat classmate or your gay classmate or your limited english professor classmate might be tomorrow's ceo or today's best friend of yours, the better off we will be. you have a leg up, having done about 30 jury trials across this country and seen interactions between people of diverse backgrounds. >> and here we try to celebrate, not just embrace, our diversity. celebrate all our interesting diversity but also celebrate the things that bind us together. ruslyn, does can urriculum need to change or is that not yet where you are. >> the federal government can't -- 10th amendment. >> change it. >> that would be federal overreach. >> well stated. >> no, but, but, so we are not funding or digging into can
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. >>> california educators will be watching to see what happens when the school year gets longer in five states starting in 2013, colorado, connecticut, massachusetts, new york and tennessee will add 300 hours ever of instruction part of a three year project that will affect 20,000 in 40 schools. administrators hope it makes american students more competitive with their counterparts in other countries. districts can decide if they will add extra hours or extra days. >>> breaking news in the east bay, two highway patrol identifies are injured after their vehicle flips during a pursuit, we have incredible video coming up. >>> weekend's super soaker washes away a chunk of road in the east bay. neighbors say it could have been much worse. good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be h
in effect, half at the pentagon the other half from educating, transportation, food safety and research. economists fear if washington can strike a deal the economy will fall back into recession and employment will shoot up. tahman bradley, abc news, washington. >>> sarah palin stepped out on the red carpet -- nancy pelosi stepped out on the red carpet for a night of glamour she strolled before photographers at last night's kennedy center honors she talked about efforts to resolve the impasse. >> this is not a night of politics and policy, but since you asked, yes we think it would be a wonderful christmas gift to the american people for the middle class to have a tax cut come january. >> pelosi says she will try to force a house vote on a senate passed bill to break the deadlock. >> the kennedy center on -- -- they received the nation's highest award. >>> let's look outside good morning. good news, it is dry this morning as we look down on some of the clouds hanging around some of the fog trying to form as we look from mount tamalpais this morning. the key is it is trying to form, righ
giants. innovative program. bet the mayors made was to do public service and education with youth organization in the winning team's hometown. the 69-year-old bing and his wife seemed to enjoy the tour of at and t park. he says he was not reluctant to come here, he's a good sport. he told me i made a bet, i lost the bet. this is the honorable thing to do. he says he has been looking forward to talking with the kids. >> i love to talk to young people and let them know value of getting along with each other. the inner play i think you gain from sports is real good. because you know, it teaches you how to win and how to be noble in defeat. that is what i'm here doing, today. >> this is about exchanging ideas and experiences. fortunate and glad to have them here in san francisco. >> the mayors had note knot met before but seemed to find respect today. tonight tonight at 6:00 what else was on the agenda for both of the mayors and what mayor ed lee would have been doing today had giants not bnt winning team. live in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> thank you very much. >> a proposal to ban
to reinvest in a very under funded educational system. >> more details now. 7 of the 38 represent the bay area. all but one are democrats. jerry hill is leaving his seat to become a state senator. he will over see district 13. >>> the founder of mcafee said he left belize. a reporter spoke to john mcafee and asked him if the accusations are true, that he killed his neighborhood. >> reporter: did you kill him -- killed his neighbor? >> reporter: did you kill him? >> why did would i kill him? >> reporter: do you believe this is a vendetta to take you down and kill you? >> absolutely, sir. >> police say he is not a suspect, they just want to talk to him to get answers in their investigation. >>> apple says it is on track for its goal of having the iphone 5 available in 100 markets by the end of the market. it will be on sale in south korea friday, followed by 50 countries. that will bring the total number of countries to 102. >>> new reports say facebook may be purchasing what's app? the app allows users to send messages using data plans instead of text plans. facebook founder mark zuckerberg sai
voters in their local area to be able to reinvest? a very underfunded educational system. >> governor brown has indicated that he will be a check on legislative democrats when it comes to raising taxes. and the super majority could be short lived with several members leaving their seats in april, so there could be a rush to get things done once lawmakers return in january. in men to, ken pritchett, ktvu news. >>> president obama speaks about chemical weapons. >> there will be consequences and you will be held accountable. >> syria cently moved its stock pile of weapons. the president stole told syria's president the world is watching. secretary of strait clinton called it a red line for the u.s. neither she nor the president said what action the u.s. might take. >>> health experts say the flu season is off to its earliest start in 10 years and it is shaping up to be a bad one. the cdc said except every state except vermont is showing signs of the flu. they recommend getting a flu shot. there is a free clinic tomorrow. >>> scientist meeting in san francisco today unvailed a new technol
but this is maintaining affordability and opportunities for educated and blue collar jobs and that is the heart and we will advocate that policy is not lost as this plan moves forward. we're seeing changes having to do with entertainment. it's been on, certainly throughout the life of the plan, and ongoing with valid positions on either side of that and this is trying to rectify a horrible planning choice from the 1990 planning and we're trying to bring that back and the businesses have survived and many have thrived so reconsidering 11th street and that vital component to the entertainment area and the mou and what is being considered and i don't know if that is carrying the heights on the ton sound corridor and -- good i am just hearing about some of the plans right now so certainly not losing the community stabilization plan and a lot of result of compromise. there are things i would have loved to see in the plan so it's not all at the expense of the other businesses and developers that want to see this happen. there is tremendous compromise up to this point. i would love to see the arts distri
who stopped looking for work. >>> a bay area educator with only months to live is getting kindness. an 8th grader is trying to help one step at a time. >> reporter: chris mahoney's wife and son helped him battle a rare liver disease. but the principal of the charter learning center is now feeling the love of his community, thanks to this 8th grader. >> if there was any way i could help, it would be a very good idea. >> reporter: the 13-year-old is spearheading a walkathon with a silent auction for her principal. >> for her to do something this significant is kind of inspiring. >> reporter: mahoney says he's joined 750 patients on california's liver transplant list. the average wait is two years. he's waited eight months and doctors say he could die in six months without a transplant. >> in some respects it's feeling a little more desperate. >> reporter: they hope to raise $60,000 for mahoney. he's trying to get on a shorter transplant list at a hospital his insurance doesn't cover. the fundraiser takes place tomorrow from 9:00 to 3:00 in britain park from san carlos. >> i learned a
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is under arrest suspected of raping and beating an autistic teenager. the 16-year-old special education student disappeared a week ago after she walked away from a group home in oakland for mentally disabled teens. staff say they followed the girl to the fruitvale bart station but lost sight of her. two days later she was found alone on a bus in san francisco. her dad said she had bruises all around her neck. >> i want this person -- i want him in prison for the rest of his life for what he did and what he did was violent and evil. >> oakland police arrested the suspect. he is identified as gary atkinson, 36 from san francisco. he faces charges including kidnapping and rape. social service workers are investigating if employees at the group home acted appropriately. >>> it's payback time for a bay area politician accused of using his procurement card like a personal slush fund. santa clara county board president george shirakawa has been ordered to immediately repay nearly $13,000 in charges. that's after an internal audit found that he had been billing taxpayers for things such as golf
with memorial and educational campaigns. in the u.s. entertain janet jackson released a public service announcement. >> did you know that over a million americans are living with hiv? and one in five don't even know they are infecked. know your hiv status, get tested today. >> at the white house, a large redrinon hangs in honor of the 25th aids day. the cdc says more than a quarter of the infections in the us occur in youth and the marketplace of young males who become infected having unprotected sex with orthomale. in oakland they wellness center offered free testing and provides treatment for a number of sexually- transmitted diseases. . >>> san mateo county officials are not sure if two mountain lion cubs spotted in half moon bay are the same pair someone saw yesterday of the today's sighting came 12:30 near san benito. san mateo county sheriff officials and the state department of fish and game are looking into the sightings. >>> come monday a recount is scheduled in alameda county on measure b that lost by fewer than 800 votes of the measure seeks to raise an existing half- cent
. ♪ our weapons are testing... education, care and support. ♪ and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. before we send you to break lets take a look outside at traffic on the bay bridge. water! that's what bay area residents woke up to today... it was the third storm to hit our area this week... and what a punch it packed! we'll be getting to our storm coverage.. but first but first... three firefighers are in serious but stable condition tonight after they were involved in a weather related accident on highway 24 out in orinda this morning. fire crews were responding to a non-injury accident east of wilder road and were on the shoulder of the highway when another car lost control in the rain and struck the side of the fire engine. the car rolled o
, spending cuts mean cuts to education, transportation, research and development. there is a proposal to up airline fee that's could raise $1 billion cutting back on those who receive food stamps could bring in another $4 billion to $16 billion eliminating saturday delivery of the mail could save $16 billion. and military spending cuts would hit california. >> defense is a big part of southern california economy. cuts would affect there. >> this afternoon the speaker of the house delivered the g.o.p.'s proposal reducing national debt by $2.2 trillion. including new tax revenue but leading cuts for the top 2% in place. today the president ignored reporter questions about that republican plan but later in a statement the white house rejected it. abc 7 news believes a deal will be struck about the deadline, it will be the republican that's give ground. >> i think this time around, obama learned from his past mistakes and importantly, advantage that if he does nothing he's in better shape than republicans oor professor cane says congressional republicans holding middle class cuts hostage in ord
was usaid that normally isn't in the emergency response business. so, it was an educational process of how to move forces and yet support usaid and the role of the country team and port au prince. so, it was very informative there. and to back up when we had the first no fooling hurricane that worked its way up the entire gulf coast, the principal committee calls that were generated during the haiti response were then turned around and then bringing all of the governors into a conference call with the president to make sure that all their needs were being met in the advance of a hurricane arrival. so, we really had all of government, from local all the way up to the white house, fully included in that response. but the haiti response was certainly informative in bringing all these disparate entities together to provide unity of effort during a response. >> we need general spiese. >> okay, thanks. i would offer a little bit from an institutional perspective at the tactical level in the marine corps. that's an area where we could use some improvement. our forces deployed to the western pacif
if they rejected prop 30 six billion in cuts mostly to public education. he thinks californians want to trade short term growth for an investment in kids. >> we would have been looking at shortening the school day further, more kids out the streets. that is exactly what the voters didn't want to see. >> for job seekers, to see any slowdown in hiring, even for a good reason is frustrating. >> i look for about a year and a half. everything, i don't know how people survive on it. it's tough. i don't know how they live. >> the forecast points out california remains on track for economic growth and more jobs indicating the state has turned the corner. >> at least a dozen state lawmakers had repairs done on state issued cars just before buying them before the state stopped providing them. legislators spent about $78,000 on oil changes, routine maintenance and new tires and fixing dents. but fair commission says technically think didn't do anything wrong. >> as long as the cars were in possession of the legislature and in need of repairs while they were putting them for sale, that should be okay. >> fair
and let them know it's not true and try to educate them that we should enforce the laws. >>reporter: ask children aren't the only ones he won't be meeting during the stay no. plans to meet with district attorney george cast again either to raise money for arpaio opponent in last month election. >> certainly we would love to send him a message that come enjoy the city. spend money here and go back and rethink the way you do police work. >>reporter: little chance of that. arpaio says america of america sides with him. while 80 years old he has no plans to slow down n.san francisco, abc 7 news. >> controversy on the campus of merced where student organization hosted a sex toy event. health group gets 6 66,000 dollars each year from student fee. when it sponsored the seminar promoted on facebook contradict argue it was a waste of money during a time when tuition has sky rocketed. the organizers said the event served an important purpose. >> things that students don't know about sex toy. safety measures they should take beforehand and we thought it was really vital important to know t
explain every one of those allegations and let them know it's not true and try to educate them that we should enforce the laws. >>reporter: ask children aren't the only ones he won't be meeting during the stay no. plans to meet with district attorney george cast again either to raise money for arpaio opponent in last month election. >> certainly we would love to send him a message that come enjoy the city. spend money here and go back and rethink the way you do police work. >>reporter: little chance of that. arpaio says america of america sides with him. while 80 years old he has no plans to slow down n.san francisco, abc 7 news. >> controversy on the campus of merced where student organization hosted a sex toy event. health group gets 6 66,000 dollars each year from student fee. when it sponsored the seminar promoted on facebook contradict argue it was a waste of money during a time when tuition has sky rocketed. the organizers said the event served an important purpose. >> things that students don't know about sex toy. safety measures they should take beforehand and we thoug
recognized by the coast guard for their collaboration and strong relationship of mentoring, education and positive interaction. governor jerry brown was also at the event. >>> a nurse duped by a prank call made to the hospital where kate middleton was treated was found dead this morning in london. she was found dead near king edward vii hospital. police are calling the death unexplained. two disk jockeys called and asked to be put through to the ward. >> she was recently the victim of a hoax call. the hospital had been supporting her. >> the station and the disk jockeys are facing a back lash. their website and facebook pages are filled with angry comments. the royal family offered thoughts and prayers to her family and friends. >>> wireless carriers agreed to relay texts to 911. they signed on to provide the service by may of 2014. only a handful of call centers are able to receive texts. >>> if there has been progress towards avoiding the so-called fiscal cliff it is going on behind the scenes. speaker of the house john boehner is waiting to hear a counter offer from president obama
the dolphins. educators and animal care staff are always on site monitoring all of the exhibits. >>> in japan at least nine people are dead. seven others are still missing after a tunnel collapsed on a major highway. it happened yesterday at about 50 miles west of tokyo. supports made of concrete and metal suddenly gave way causing a 350-foot section of the ceiling to fall on top of cars. rescue efforts have been put on hold because of fallen debris. the tunnel had just passed a routine inspection in september. >>> there is a new development back here in san francisco central subway project. the chronicle reports muni is ready to abandon controversial plans to dig out the section in north beach. muni wanted to dig up parts of columbus avenue no remove drilling machines. some neighbors were against the idea. muni says it will remove the machines near the abandoned theater. >>> time now 6:25. despite reports of his arrest it appears tech mogul john mcafee is still on the run from the law. there was a post on his blog that he had been packture -- captured but belize said mcafee's whereabouts are
world released a statement. educators and animal care staff are always there on site monitoring all of their exhibits. >>> a bike lane here at golden gate park are style -- cyclist ride between parked cars and the sidewalk along 1.5 miles of john f. kennedy drive. the speeds of both the cars and bikes have dropped more than two miles an hour. but disability activists say it cuts off their access to the sidewalk. so now they are thinking about taking legal action to completely shut down that bike lane. >>> the weekend storm brought major problems to the south bay and that had utility workers and law enforcement working overtime. several trees came down on to power lines and there was also major flooding at several parks. a man, woman, and child were stuck in their car because of flooding on east capital expressway in milpitas. many people now say they are stocking up on sandbags to prepare for the next storm. >> well, i was cooking and look out on the street and there was flood on the park. and it reminds us many years ago in the mid 1990s and we got flooded there. >> in mountain vie
cuts mean cuts to education. transportation. research and development. there's proposal to up airline fee that is could raise 1 billion dollars cutting back on those who 7 fad stamps could bring in another 4 to 16 billion over 10 years. eliminating saturday delivery of the mail could save 16 billion. 55 billion in cuts to military spending would certainly hit california. >> defense aerospace big part of southern california economy so those cuts would develop effect there. >>reporter: this afternoon speaker of the house boehner delivered the g.o.p. proposal. which would reduce the national debt by 2.2 trillion dollars including 800 billion in new tax revenue but would leave the bush tax cuts to the top 2% in place. photo op today the president ignored reporter questions about that republican plan but later in a statement the white house rejected it. we believe a deal will be struck before the deadline and it will be the republicans that give ground. >> i think this time around obama has learned from his past mistakes and more importantly he has the advantage that if he does nothin
, seriously. parents stampeding all in the name of education here. they raced to sign their children up at an engineering school in the carolinas the only one with an engineering curriculum. a mother went to the hospital after the stampede. parents camped out to keep the spots. they didn't run they were already outside. >> camping out can you imagine? >> crazy. >> wow. >>> 6:53 right now. a big surprise for san jose police how a burglary call turned into a major pot bust. ,, well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. only $29 a month for six months. [ traffic passing ] ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announ
and build an education center there. 46 people flying on september 11th from newark, newark, to san francisco were killed when flight 93 crashed in that field. the families say they're hoping for a boost from private donors including fortune 500 companies. >> i feel nothing but peace when i'm at the site, when i'm stand oughted sacred ground. >> 450,000 people have already visited the memorial. >>> has our obsession with cell phones risen to the level of an addiction? some researchers say yes. they say factors such as materialism and impulsiveness play a big role in tipping cell phone use into an addiction especially when phones are used excessively in public. that's when we're signaling that we have a shiny object, status symbol. young adults check their phones an average of 60 times a day. >>> new details about the kansas city chiefs player who killed his girlfriend and then committed suicide. among other things, police are now saying that he may have had another girlfriend. jovan belcher shot the mother of his daughter at their home early in the morning and today we learned that
, mostly to public education. he thinks$c]b californians wano trade short term economic growth for an investment in kids. >> we would been looking at shortening the school day, more kids out on the streets. you know? higher levels of droppouts and things like that. that is exactly what the voters didn't want to see. >> still for job seekers to see slow downs in hiring is frustrating. >> i looked for a year and a half. everything is $10 an hour. i don't know how people survive. it's tough. i don't know how they do it. >> the forecast points out california remains on track for economic growth and more jobs indicating the state has turned a corner. live in sacramento abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> there has been an arrest in a horrible crime shocking new york city and the nation. a 30-year-old nahid davis seen with arguing with a 58-year-old on a subway platt form has been charged with murder for shoving in front of the tracks in this headline and picture of hahn taken just an intant before the death is sparking outrage. people asking why the post published this and why the photogra
: the person who sent it out said it's a brilliant way to educate new people. the first of its kind mailer was sent out inside utility bills to 194,000 san jose households this week. the headline asks if you have a concern or complaint about san jose police, then provide a number you can call. >> this is a good department but every department, every agency, every organization can be better. >> reporter: independent police auditor who put out the flier says she's required to do outreach. adding this new method reaches more people than a community meeting. >> we do the best we can and that means we have to think creatively. >> that's really the slap in the face. >> reporter: but the san jose police officers union questions the timing as the department faces low moral, a high homicide rate and a dwindling force. >> we have six officers leaving this week. bringing our force dwindling down to less and less every day. it's kind of odd timing that this would be the item that we reach out to residents on. >> reporter: tonight we asked some san jose residents what they thought about the mailer. >>
. >> reporter: the person who sent it out said it's a brilliant way to educate new people. the first of its kind mailer was sent out inside utility bills to 194,000 san jose households this week. the headline asks if you have a concern or complaint about san jose police, then provide a number you can call. >> this is a good department but every department, every agency, every organization can be better. >> reporter: independent police auditor who put out the flier says she's required to do outreach. adding this new method reaches more people than a community meeting. >> we do the best we can and that means we have to think creatively. >> that's really the slap in the face. >> reporter: but the san jose police officers union questions the timing as the department faces low moral, a high homicide rate and a dwindling force. >> we have six officers leaving this week. bringing our force dwindling down to less and less every day. it's kind of odd timing that this would be the item that we reach out to residents on. >> reporter: tonight we asked some san jose residents what they thought about the mail
it is not true and try to educate them that we should enforce the law. >> reporter: san francisco district attorney gas gone knows arpaio, gascon was top cop in mesa in maricopa county. arpaio has been sheriff there for 20 years. he's not just tough on immigration. he's also tough on anybody who comes into his jail outside of phoenix. he makes the men wear pink underwear and eat greenaxÑ3íkx. some would tell you, that's tough. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> argue over missing clothes has led to the death of a man in the east bay.- antioch police say, three men in their 20s confronted neighbors in the delta pines complex on sycamore drive yesterday and a fight broke out in the laundry room. the victim was shot to death during the altercation. 32-year-old juan jose hernandez. police say he had nothing to do with the missing clothes. >>> new information about the albany middle schoolteacher who took his life in september after he was arrested for committing lewd acts with an underaged student. 28-year-old james ismagilov -- james izetbegovic open -- kissed a student on multiple occasions t
allegations and let them know it is not true and try to educate them that we should enforce a law. >> reporter: the district attorney knows arpaio from their days together in arizona. gascon contributed to arpaio's opponents in the election last month, arpaio got elected again as he has for the past 20 years. he is one tough sherry makes his inmates at the jail -- sheriff, makes inmates at the jail wear pink underwear, eat green baloney and makes them summers in tents. he's rough. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> nfl commissioner goodell was at the game last night at the coliseum and talked about prospects of the raiders sharing the new stadium. >> when we helped fund and put 200 million dollars into the 49ers' new stadium it was a requirement it was capable of hosting two peoples. >> raiders have long complained about the outdated oakland coliseum. they've discussed leaving oakland if a new stadium can't be built there. >> self-proclaimed preacher under arrest accused of attacking his mom -- his roommate with a sword. the two men have been sharing a sacramento home for the past four months bef
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